BROCCOLI and CHEESEOutback Steakhouse Copycat Recipe
Serve 4 to 6
2 medium crowns, broccoli, cut into florets (about 6 cups)
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons all purpose flour
1 1/2 cups milk
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
Bring a large saucepan of water to a boil over medium high heat. Add the broccoli and cook for 7 minutes or until tender.
Meanwhile, melt the butter in a medium saucepan over medium high heat. Add the flour and whisk until smooth. Gradually whisk in the milk until well blended. Cook 2 minutes or until thickened, whisking frequently. Stir in the salt, nutmeg and red pepper.Reduce heat to low. Whisk in the cheeses in three additions, whisking well after the first two additions and stirring just until blended after the last addition.
Drain the broccoli. Place on serving plates.Top with cheese sauce and garnish with paprika.